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IRS IDverify letters?

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Got a letter from the IRS that my refund is being held. Something to do about identity verify. They provided a website but that doesn’t work, after entering the information requested on the site it says I must call their 800#, they cannot resolve this online. Calling their 800# is a bigger problem!, they don’t pickup, I waited over 2 hours, using up minutes on my cell phone. Tried calling them later in the evening, and got a message that they are not taking anymore calls today!. This action by the IRS is not only unfair, unjust, it’s CRIMINAL!. I don’t have the time to sit around for 2hours or more. It’s an abolute disgrace, and I only have 30 days from the date of the letter to respond?, what happens after 30 days if I cannot reach the IRS?. If I cannot get through to them, I will place the matter into the hands of my attorney who specializes in the tax laws and dealings with the IRS.

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  1. Carol T on Mar 12, 2013 Reply

    What was your question? I know a few people who have gotten that letter and were able to get through.

    Because of the massive amount of identity theft, they had to put practices in place to verify the correct person has sent in the return, particularly if there was something on the return that sent up a red flag.

    I don’t know about you, but considering the fiscal problems we are having, I’m glad that they exercising due diligence in cracking down on the fraud. We don’t need billions of dollars in tax payer money going to people who don’t deserve it.

    Just call earlier in the morning on a land line.

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    • Joan Peculski on Apr 09, 2014 Reply

      Got the letter on February 28. No luck on the website but I did finally get through by phone on March 5 after may tries and many days. I had already received my refund and when I told them this I was told no further action was necessary. April 7th I get the same letter. What a waste of my taxpayer dollar. Oh, and the website, even as of today does not work.

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    • shamekabaeber on Apr 09, 2014 Reply

      Were is my tax return s

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    • Terry H... on Aug 01, 2014 Reply

      Carol,
      I got the same letter and it has my name on it and another persons name on it also. I have been Disabled since 2009 and not able to work and I haven’t even filed since 2008. I am going to wait it out and let them come to me.. I think it is a bunch of BULL—-… Have a great day.

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    • Marilynn on Mar 10, 2015 Reply

      I also could not get through by phone. I refuse to provide SSN, and other information until I talk to them.
      I did find another number for identity theft on the IRS website, it is:800-908-4490, if I don’t get an answer to my question, I have an address for a ‘local’ IRS office, 41 miles away.
      My letter states they want to verify my information before they continue processing my return, problem is, I haven’t filed my return yet.
      I did get to speak with a real person on the 4490 number, she did verify for me the information I received is legitimate, I will have to contact the number on the letter to resolve this issue.

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  2. tro on Mar 12, 2013 Reply

    you can respond to the notice by mail and that will qualify as a response

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    • Leska P Denoncourt on Apr 04, 2014 Reply

      how do i respond by mail i already sent in my return and got the idverify letter did the website questions and it said to call and i cant get threw and my 30 days were up the 26th what can i do?

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      • Leska P Denoncourt on Apr 04, 2014 Reply

        i would a copy of my birth certificate and copy of my social security card and a copy of my drivers license should be proof enough so thats what im going to try hope it works, wish me luck! And the one question always asked my mothers maiden name!!!

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    • Franklyn Antonio Rose on Apr 27, 2014 Reply

      To Whom it may concern: in ref to #1483911111 4/25/2014

      I am writing this letter in response to a letter I received regarding my identity for my 2013 taxes.

      I was born on 4/18/1962 and my given name at birth is Franklyn Antonio Rose, my s.s # is 065-66-0265, my current address is 768 E 230th Street, Bronx NY 10466.This is all the information I can provide right now, if you need further information please feel free to contact me at (718)501-0534.

      Thank you,

      Sincerely,

      Franklyn A Rose

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    • Terry H... on Aug 01, 2014 Reply

      Ps.
      Carol,
      I forgot to mention that the two of us are under the same SS #…LOL

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  3. Lori Claire Nard on Mar 19, 2013 Reply

    To Whom It May Concern; refe to #065081111 3/19/2013
    I am writing in response to a letter I received, It was about my identity, for my 2012 taxes. This is what I can tell you.
    I was born Lori Claire Dibble, my s.s. # is 550-04-9699
    my first married name was Lori C Sadd 10/18/1975 to 12/14/1984
    My 2nd married name and still is Lori C Nard 11/11/1987 been married 25 1/2 yrs.
    my fathers name was Lloyd Melton Dibble my mother Virginia Ruth (Quandt) Dibble
    If there’s anything else feel free to call me at (661) 361 5899 at any time.
    Thank You
    Lori Claire Nard
    609 E. K12
    Lancaster Ca. 93535

    c

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    • first responder on Mar 16, 2014 Reply

      Lady, you may be the single, dumbest human being alive to provide your personal information – including your social security number – on a public chat site like this!

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    • centhia cooke on Mar 31, 2014 Reply

      did it work?

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    • kk curvey on Apr 03, 2014 Reply

      um… u should take your social security number off of the internet

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  4. elizabeth greene on Apr 03, 2013 Reply

    i received a verify letter and i”m trying to get in contact with someone about my return and wat i have and need to do about this situation

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  5. Hector on Apr 08, 2013 Reply

    Hou can I answer a Question fro TVE leter ir I hacen receab

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  6. michella R Cowart on May 13, 2013 Reply

    IM MICHELLA R Cowart and im trying to see whats going on with my taxes

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  7. michella R Cowart on May 13, 2013 Reply

    i recieved a letter from irs about my taxes and im trying to see whats goingon with it.

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  8. www.rwhitehall5@centurylink.net on May 17, 2013 Reply

    irs idverify letter

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  9. www.rwhitehall5@centurylink.net on May 17, 2013 Reply

    i have a letter from irs need help

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  10. victoria barger on Jul 26, 2013 Reply

    I have been trying to find out why my tax refund is being held and every time I call it says they are reviewing it , but why all that was different was I started drawing my retirement, whats the hold up?

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    • Lisa Care on Jan 09, 2014 Reply

      They’re not reviewing it, they’re letting it sit collecting dust because somewhere your info somewhere in a federal government office has a typo, & they won’t tell you about voluntarily. You have to get in touch w/ a human to find out what’s going on. It’s BS but it’s the truth.

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  11. Dena shoshone on Jul 26, 2013 Reply

    I’ve been waiting for my 2012 refund since February & still can’t get it!!!!! I’ve filed the same way for at least 10 years. So now I have to have the tax advocate office try & help me! This has been such a big hassle that I can’t even begin to explain all the phone calls & misery the IRS has put me through!

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  12. Lisa Care on Jan 09, 2014 Reply

    I got the letter last February, went to the website, answered the questions, & was told it didn’t process. Called the 800 # & got after HOURS OF BEING ON HOLD THE 1ST TIME, 2ND TIME & 3RD TIME. Got me NOWHERE!!!!!!!!!!! Out of frustration & absolutely no clue as to what to do next I started calling other phone #s on the IRS website, probably the completely wrong thing to do in this situation, but I’ve never been through it. They all pretty much have the same recording, so I answered they’re questions as best I could. Finally I got hold of a human after HOURS OF BEING ON HOLD!!!!!!!!! He told me to go to the website & answer the questions, I did & have been trying ever since. DOESN’T WORK!!!!!!! Another person told me my birth date day at ssc office was wrong, went down there had that fixed (great people). Trying again today & saw this possible glimmer of hope.

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  13. Gladys Nettles on Mar 03, 2014 Reply

    I am trying to get my tax refund. Please help me

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  14. Gladys Nettles on Mar 03, 2014 Reply

    I received a letter from IRS regarding identity verification. Please tell me what I am supposed to do inorder to receive my refund. Thanks

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  15. Eunice Evans on Mar 10, 2014 Reply

    3/10/14

    Received (2) same letters. Asking for id verification.which is listed below.

    Born 3/30/1934 in Lake City South Carolina, Father James Herman Cook(e), mother Maude Thelma Prosser Married (1st) James Cauthen Ross, (2nd) Fred Leonard Evans (deceased)
    live at 5901 Superior Lane, Florence, South Carolina 20 + years, recently retired 6/28/13) from city of Florence Fire Dept. Have 5 children will be 80 years 30th this month, had open heart surgery 9/29/2009, Providence Hosp, Columbia, South Carolina. Have proof of all of the above, whoever, stole my id, filed a tax return 2/14/2014, I tried filing 2/28/2014, did not go through, because someone had already filed a return using my social security #. Any other information needed will be provided, if this is not sufficient. Ref: letter # 1483911111 LTR 5071C

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  16. IRENE LOYOLA LOPEZ on Mar 14, 2014 Reply

    my correct password is in lower case.my correct birthday is 04/05/1936

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  17. George Kinneer on Apr 13, 2014 Reply

    In reply refer to: 1483911111
    Mar. 07, 2014 LTR 5071C 0
    141-30-8689 201312 30
    Input Op : 1483206708 00026759
    BODC: NOBOD

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  18. George Kinneer on Apr 13, 2014 Reply

    You needed more information to process the return accurately.

    Information is: Pin number on 2012 tax return ( PIN# 10100 )

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  19. Audre j and Mark R Newberg on Apr 25, 2014 Reply

    HI my name is Audre Newberg and we just received a id.verify letter the # to reply to is,LTR 5071C 1483911111

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  20. Audre j and Mark R Newberg on Apr 25, 2014 Reply

    Whats Taking So Long To Respond?

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  21. NEVENS CAJUSTE on May 04, 2014 Reply

    i my name is nevens cajuste i whrit this letter regadent my tax return i like too know what i have too do too finde my tax return okay my email address is weezewrocketmail.com or my phone number is 954)348-3670 your received my form 1040 federal individual income tax return for the yeear 2013 i like too know what happen whit the money

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  22. Shakhbandaryan Henrik on May 22, 2014 Reply

    My name is Henrik Shakhbandaryan.I am a victim of identity theft. I filled my taxes back in February 2014 still did not receive my tax refunds. I received a letter from you asking more information from me. I like very much to know what exactly do you need. If someone can get back to me I’ll really appreciate. Thanks in advance for your prompt attention to this matter

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  23. Shakhbandaryan Henrik on May 22, 2014 Reply

    My name is Henrik Shakhbandaryan my reply refer #1483911111/input Op:1483284400 00083187 please refer to my previous reply

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  24. Vera Janni on Jul 22, 2014 Reply

    I’m trying to reach someone about my taxes dated Dec.31.,2013. I can,t get thru on the numberyou gave.Vjanni@yahoo.com. Thank you.

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  25. Dario Puente & Sonia S Pina on Sep 15, 2014 Reply

    I we recieved the same letter and have gone thru the waiting and we waited over three hours to no avail we got an answer.
    I wonder what is next???

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  26. Luis Batiza on Sep 18, 2014 Reply

    My name is Luis Batiza I have recently, one month, moved to a new home. My address is 11518 Padre Way Dublin, CA.94568. Social Sect. 547-38-0758. Former Address 5216 Blackhawk Dr. Danville, CA. 94506. Reference 1483911111, your letter dated 9/12/14.
    TAX YEAR 2013. My accountant is Jon Kanter of Kanter & Associates 500 Ignacio Valley Rd. #328. My wife’s name is Mercedes Lucin 569-84-1125.
    I HAVE FOR MANY DAYS TRY TO RESPOND VIA TELEPHONE, an imposible task.

    I WILL FOLLOW VIA u.s MAIL UNLESS you have enogh verification to return my over payment of $ 7,423.00. Please let me know,ASAP.

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  27. leisa on Jan 29, 2015 Reply

    i keep calling about my refund recording says it has been received and is being processed for the last 2 months they havent sent me any letters i called they told me to call id verify you cant get anyone recording tells you to call back

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  28. Donald Brisbin on Feb 23, 2015 Reply

    Received your letter dated Feb. 19 2015 ref. 1483911111, control # 7.62214E +13. I just filed my 2014 tax return Feb. 17,2014. I believe the return you received a fraud. I filed form #14039 with my tax return along with copies of my social security number and drivers license. I was told to mail my return to “Department of Treasury, Internal Revenue Service, Fresno Ca 93888-0002. I hope this will help clear this matter up. Thank you, Donald R Brisbin.

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  29. Joseph M & Judith A Papania on Mar 02, 2015 Reply

    Received your letter dated Feb. 24, 2015 ref. 1483911111, LTR 5071C, control number 70209430182075. We have NOT yet filed our 2014 tax return due April 15, 2015. We believe someone fraudulauntly filed in our name. The letter does not show our SS#’s and I will not show them in this response. I am writing this response on Mar. 2, 2015. Not sure how to prove our identity on this website. The letter says the IRS needs more info to process the Tax Year 2014 return. Again we have NOT filed our 2014 return yet. Thank You Joseph M Papania & Judith A Papania

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  30. wandabailey on Mar 02, 2015 Reply

    received your letter on 3/2/2015.i am replying to it wanda bailey

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  31. Richard L. Winkelman on Mar 03, 2015 Reply

    i received a verification letter after mailing all my information to California office with my wife’s and mine information including photo copys of drivers liscenes and retired military id’s for the both of us. when i received the letter it had my name and an unknown women’s name on it. No i guess the information is not correct. I do not understand if you received all the information how this could have happened. Control number 70209420765135. Richard L. Winkelman. i am going to make copies of everything you suggested and mail it to your office.

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  32. Shae Coley on Mar 10, 2015 Reply

    I received an 7051 C letter in the mail and was told to verify my information through phone or online I wasn’t able to get through by phone because of high call volume but was able to verify by online and was told wait 60 days now I’m not sure was is to happen next but I guess I’ll have to just wait

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  33. rita.hynson on Mar 13, 2015 Reply

    My name is Rita hynson I live 50513st apt a19 please contact me at this number need my taxes now please 7065898213

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  34. rita.hynson on Mar 13, 2015 Reply

    1800-908-4490tx where my tax refund.

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  35. Brandon Hampton on Mar 24, 2015 Reply

    this web site is BS! it doesn’t do anything for identity verification! none of the numbers do anything to help you get your return! they want to keep your money! not give it back!

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  36. Brandon Hampton on Mar 24, 2015 Reply

    Contact me regarding my return. (ID verification letter) I have called (10) times daily for (4) days and haven’t been able to get through on the 800 number. I would like my return processed.

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  37. George L. Hamill on Apr 01, 2015 Reply

    I tried sever times but got no where pleas process my tax return now George L Hamill.

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